The Vampire Diaries is a supernatural series that aired on The CW from 2009 through 2017 for a total of eight seasons. The series follows a high school student named Elena Gilbert who lives in a small town in Virginia where she leads a pretty ordinary life. After she meets and falls for a new student at school, her quiet and normal life takes a pretty spooky turn.
The more she gets to know Stefan and his brother, Damon, the more she becomes entangled in the world of the supernatural. The series focuses on the supernatural happenings in the town that Elena, Stefan, and Damon live in and the way that it impacts not just them but their friends and family members.
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Which Salvatore did Elena meet first?
In the beginning of The Vampire Diaries, Elena meets Stefan Salvatore, a new student at school. But as the series goes on, viewers learn along with Elena that school may not have been the first time that she met one of the Salvatore brothers. Who can remember which one she met first?
Who did Elena date prior to the start of the series?
At the start of The Vampire Diaries, Elena meets and falls for Stefan Salvatore, the new student at school who definitely has more going on under the surface than it initially seems. But, prior to the start of The Vampire Diaries, Elena's life was quite a bit different. Who was she dating?
Which supernatural creatures are NOT in the series?
Even though The Vampire Diaries is obviously a series that focuses on vampires, anyone who has seen the series will know they're not the only supernatural creature that appears in the show! There are quite a few others, but one of these creatures do not show up in the show.
Where is the series set?
The Vampire Diaries is a show that is set in a historical town that has a long history of dealing with vampires, witches, and all kinds of other supernatural creatures. Stefan and Damon lived in this town over a hundred years ago and have returned to it at the start of the series.
How are Jenna and Elena related?
Anyone who is a fan of The Vampire Diaries will know that Elena doesn't live with her parents. Instead, she lives with her brother, Jeremy, and a character named Jenna. Elena's life at home is definitely not even close to the most complicated thing going on in her life. How is Jenna related to Elena?
True or false: Elena realized Damon is a vampire after seeing him in an old newspaper.
When Elena first met the Salvatore brothers, she had no idea that the two of them were hiding a very supernatural secret. The way she found out was a pretty interesting one and it was definitely a huge surprise to her, as it would have been to anyone. Did she realize Damon is a vampire after seeing him in an old newspaper?
Which of these characters is a witch?
Along with vampires, which are the focus of the series and appear in the title, there are other creatures like witches. Witches have been living in Mystic Falls for years and are introduced into the series fairly early after one of these characters learns that she's a witch. Who is it?
Who was the first Petrova doppelgänger?
Shortly after the beginning of the series, viewers learn that Elena, the main character of the series, looks a lot like another character named Katherine. As the series goes on, we learn that there's a reason for that and it's not a coincidence: they're doppelgängers. Who was the first person in their doppelgänger line?
Who did Caroline marry?
Throughout the series, there are a lot of different relationships. There are characters that get together and then some that end up choosing to call it quits on their relationship. Some relationships that we loved in the series just didn't end up working out! But one Caroline had did and the two of them got married.
Is this character an Original Vampire?
This character's name is Rebekah. In the series, Rebekah is introduced fairly early on with the rest of the members of her family. Like the rest of her family, she's a very ancient vampire. But unlike a lot of other vampires in the series, Rebekah dreams of being able to be a regular human.
Who is this?
Even though several characters came and went on The Vampire Diaries, there are a few that we just couldn't forget. This character is one that is important because of the fact that she was the very first human to be turned into a vampire in the series! She's also the sister of Matt Donovan.
How did Stefan and Damon claim to be related when they came to Mystic Falls?
Anyone who is a fan of The Vampire Diaries will definitely know that Damon and Stefan are brothers. The two of them were turned into vampires back in the 1800s and returned to Mystic Falls at the beginning of the series. How did the two of them tell people they were related?
Who was the Original Hybrid?
In The Vampire Diaries, a Hybrid is a type of supernatural creature that isn't simply one type of creature like a witch, vampire, or werewolf. Instead, it's a blend of two different characters. The Original Hybrid is one of the Original Vampires who, along with being a vampire, is a werewolf.
Who called love "pointless and overrated"?
It's not easy to have trouble in love. Being a vampire means being alive for a long time, something that gives the character a long time to fall in love and even have trouble with their love life. The character that said this quote has definitely had some love life issues throughout their life.
Which Salvatore brother was Katherine in love with?
Back in the 19th century when Stefan and Damon were still humans, they lived in Mystic Falls. The Town Council was wary of vampires back then and they had a good reason to be because some citizens who were held in high regard, like Katherine Pierce, were secretly vampires themselves. Which Salvatore brother was she in love with?
What year were Bonnie and Damon trapped in?
Although we've all likely had a really amazing day that we wish we could live over and over, it's not something that's actually possible. But in one of the later seasons of The Vampire Diaries, Bonnie and Damon have no choice but to live out the exact same day over and over. What year was this day in?
What is Katherine's real name?
When Katherine is introduced into the series, she's a woman who was living in Mystic Falls in the 19th century. She knew both Stefan and Damon and they found out after knowing her for quite a while that she's a vampire. But any fan of the series will know that Katherine is actually not her real name!
What plant protects humans from vampires?
Living in a town like Mystic Falls where there are vampires roaming around is definitely not all that safe for humans! Luckily, there is a plant that can protect humans from vampires. Vampires can't feed on a human that has ingested this plant and it blocks Compulsion, their mind control power.
Who won the Miss Mystic Falls pageant?
In the first season of The Vampire Diaries, a special event that celebrates the founding of Mystic Falls took place. The Founders' Day Ball was a huge celebration and included a pageant called Miss Mystic Falls. Most of the town, including all the main characters, were in attendance at this huge celebration.
What is a Siphoner?
Along with all the different types of supernatural creatures that appear in The Vampire Diaries like witches, vampires, and werewolves, there are also special types of these creatures and creatures that have special abilities or characteristics. A Siphoner is a supernatural creature that has something special that they do that sets them apart from others.
Was the Sun and Moon Curse real or totally made up?
According to Klaus, the Sun and Moon Curse is an ancient curse that controlled the way that vampires and werewolves exist in the world. Because of the curse, vampires are unable to go into the sun and werewolves turn when there's a full moon. He believed this curse was the key to unlocking his nature as a Hybrid.
Which Salvatore was best friends with this character?
This character is one of the side characters in The Vampire Diaries and is best friends with one of the Salvatore brothers. She's introduced in the first season and is the first character to point out how strikingly similar Elena looks to Katherine. Which Salvatore was long-time best friends with Lexi Branson?
True or false: to become a werewolf, someone has to be bitten by another werewolf.
We all know that in order to become a vampire in The Vampire Diaries, a person has to feed on a vampire and then lose their life in some way. This is different than many other supernatural series and is a pretty unique way for people to be turned. Is being bitten by a werewolf how people are turned into werewolves in The Vampire Diaries?
What special ability does Jeremy gain?
Jeremy is the younger brother of Elena Gilbert. He's one of the central characters in the series and even though he doesn't become a vampire himself, he still gains a pretty special supernatural power at one point in the series. How many fans of The Vampire Diaries can remember Jeremy's special ability?
Which Salvatore brother is older?
When it comes to the two Salvatore brothers, many fans of The Vampire Diaries have a favorite. Although they both have their own traits that make them special, it also makes them very different and means that many people like and know more about one of them than the other. Which of them is older?
Who was the first character to be turned into a Hybrid?
In The Vampire Diaries, a Hybrid is a character that is a combination of two different supernatural creatures. There can be Hybrids that are a combination witch/werewolf, vampire/werewolf, witch/vampire, or any other combination of creatures. Klaus Mikaelson was the Original Hybrid and came to Mystic Falls in order to create more Hybrids.
How old was Stefan when he was turned?
The age at which a vampire was turned is the age they're going to be for the rest of their lives, unless a cure for being a vampire is found and they're given it. This means that when Stefan is introduced into The Vampire Diaries, he's technically over 150 years old but physically the same age he was when he was turned.
Who turned Caroline?
Caroline Forbes is one of the main characters in The Vampire Diarise and is a character that was turned into a vampire fairly early in the series. After being injured in an accident, she fed on Damon in order to help her heal faster. After this, she was attacked which caused her to become a vampire.
Which Salvatore was described by his brother as someone who "wants to be human"?
In The Vampire Diaries, there are a lot of vampires who handle their transformation differently. Some vampires, like Klaus, really embrace it while others, like Rebekah, dream of being human and having a normal life. At one point, one of the Salvatore brothers described the other one as a vampire that is "different" and "wants to be human." Who was described this way?
How many vampires did Emily seal in the Vampire's Tomb?
Long before Bonnie found out she's a witch herself, her ancestor Emily Bennett was living in the same town and a handmaiden to Katherine Pierce. She was one of the witches that helped the Town Council with their vampire issue by sealing several of them, including Katherine, in the Vampire's Tomb.
How is this character related to Elena?
This character's name was Isobel Flemming and she was a vampire that is introduced into the series during the first season of The Vampire Diaries. She was the wife of Alaric Saltzman, a teacher at the high school in Mystic Falls, and she had a very special connection to Elena Gilbert.
What is Katherine's daughter's name?
Before Katherine became Katherine Pierce as we know her in the beginning of the series, she was Katerina Petrova. She lived in Bulgaria in the 15th century and was cast out of her home after she became pregnant. She changed her name at some point before coming to Mystic Falls to hide from Klaus Mikaelson.
Why didn't Elena and Jeremy live with their parents?
When the series begins, Elena and Jeremy live with their aunt, Jenna, in Mystic Falls. For people that aren't fans of The Vampire Diaries, it might be a little confusing that the two of them don't live with their parents. But any fan of the series will remember exactly what the reason was!
Which of these is NOT one of the Founding Families?
Mystic Falls, the town where The Vampire Diaries takes place, is a town with a long history. The citizens living in this town are definitely proud of the long history that their town has and the Founding Families that have been living there since Mystic Falls' first days are a big deal.
Which family member turned the Mikaelsons into vampires?
The Mikaelson Family is the family in The Vampire Diaries that makes up all the Original Vampires. This group of siblings are the very first people to become vampires ever. This means that they were turned by a spell, not by being turned by another existing vampire. Which of their family members turned them?